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How soon after taking kanamycin will my symptoms improve?

If you are receiving kanamycin for an existing infection, your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared, so you will continue to receive it for the amount of time that the doctor directed.

Kanamycin is sometimes used to irrigate the open abdomen of patients during surgery involving the bowels, in which case you will not notice any symptoms.

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